An Commemoration is to be held on 24 August 2013, at Deblín, Czech Republic.
in remembrance of the 70th anniversary of the death
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner with 311 Sqn during WW2.
and his seven colleagues of the last flight of 311 Sqn Liberator BZ780.
A service will be held at St Mikuláš Church at 07:45 to 08:45, followed by the unveiling of a memorial plaque at his family home at 10:00. Meeting and discussion with WW2 veterans will take place ftom 14:00 to 15:00.
At 15:00 the launch of ‘Nad Biskají čeká smrt’ a book by Radek Makovský about this last flight, Captained by W/Cmdr Jindřich Breitcetl and his crew. The book includes biographies of the aircraft’s eight crew members.
An evenings program will follow at 19:00.